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WHRO Public Media Welcomes Chuck Doud,
Experienced Broadcast Producer and Personality

NORFOLK, VA (October 28, 2016) – Well known radio personality and seasoned radio producer, Chuck Doud has joined WHRO Public Media as Director of Radio and Audience Strategy, it was announced today. Doud, an experienced radio broadcaster hosted a highly rated, 13-year running, morning radio show on 94.9 WPTE in Norfolk, Virginia which included interviews with numerous national and local celebrities.

In addition, Doud also served as a producer, writer and creator of audio and video content for the web and traditional broadcasts channels. Through a variety of positions, spanning his distinguished radio career, Doud consulted with numerous media properties on audience engagement and revenue generation and is an experienced radio fundraiser. He was until recently a Broadcast Personality and Executive Producer at iHeart Media Inc.

"Being asked to join WHRO and WHRV is the highest honor I have received professionally. As a listener, myself, I hold the staff and mission in the highest respect.  To help curate and develop the award-winning, diverse, and engaging programming that makes WHRO and WHRV the beloved community resources they have become will be my greatest and most welcomed responsibility," said Doud.

"We are delighted to welcome Chuck Doud to WHRO where he will work with our talented team of local broadcast personalities including Cathy Lewis, Barbara Hamm Lee, Sondra Woodward, Jae Sinnett, Barry Graham, Paul Shugrue, Neal Murray, Dwight Davis, Raymond Jones, Shari Barbour and Wayla Chambo. We look forward to his energy, his passion for public broadcasting and his innovative thinking," said Heather Mazzoni, Vice President of Content for WHRO Public Media.

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About WHRO: Since it’s founding in 1961 to support education, WHRO has employed creativity and technology to serve the residents of southeast Virginia in its mission to educate, inform and entertain viewers and listeners of WHRO’s four public television and eight public radio stations. Owned by 19 southeastern Virginia school divisions, WHRO also delivers online educational and new media services to 286,000 students and 25,000 educators per month. To learn more, visit www.whro.org.